Roosevelt High School

Tel: (515)242-7272
Grades: 9-12

1,659 students

Roosevelt High School serves 1,659 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the IA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 19%.
Roosevelt High School operates within the Des Moines Independent Comm School District.

Overview

The student population of 1659 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,659 students
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 76 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1
14:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
2%
Hispanic
9%
9%
Black
21%
5%
White
57%
81%
Unknown
9%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.62
0.34
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program. 37%
33%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 31,886 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Des Moines Independent Comm School District
Number of Schools
Managed
62
n/a
Number of Students Managed 31,886
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Graduation Rate n/a
n/a
District Total Revenue n/a
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District Spending n/a
n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a
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District Spending / Student n/a
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School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ruby Van Meter School (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Merrill Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hubbell Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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